Press Release



The Italian Phytopathological Society (SIPaV), with the aim to promote the interest of young researchers in Plant Pathology, every year assigns an award to the best PhD thesis in the Plant Pathology, in honor of Prof. Giovanni Scaramuzzi. A contribution of Euros 1,000 (one thousand) will be assigned, including Society gadgets, a certificate issued by SIPaV and one year free membership to the Society, including access to the Journal of Plant Pathology (JPP).

Participation is reserved to PhDs who have received their degree in the period between May 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023 and not be more than 35 years old at December 31, 2022

The Award application, addressed to the SIPaV President must be sent by e-mail at [email protected] by July 07, 2023 and must be accompanied by the following attachments: 

•A copy of the doctoral thesis in PDF format. 

•A self-declaration of the date of birth and professional status (SIPaV member or not, employed, not employed) of the candidate. The signed declaration must be scanned and sent in PDF format. 

•A concise curriculum vitae, indicating the achievement date of the PhD degree. 

•The e-mail address for Award communications, the telephone number and the IBAN code for the transfer in case of Award winning.

In addition, the candidate must fill in and provide the information requested at the link here